1. By the latest information Turkey plans direct military action against territory held by Kurdish militia, potentially opening a new front in Syria’s civil war....
      

  2. erw

    Since oil and gas are global commodities and are extracted from the ground in any number of post-conflict countries , which is where landmines...
      


  3. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she wanted Britain and the European Union to divorce on good terms. “I care now that we...
      


  4. The comments by Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, followed an Israeli attack on Iranian targets in...
      


  5. U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as...
      


  6. Immigrants play an increasingly pivotal role in the U.S. economy. They are overrepresented in our labor force, relative to their share of the population,...
      


  7. According to Reuters, the U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to advance a resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s...
      


  8. The Saudi Arabian government cut diplomatic ties with Canada on Sunday after the North American country urged the kingdom to release recently arrested human...
      


  9. I came across an interesting story about political developments in Canada that suggests the so-called populists, whom I'd rather call conservatives, I guess, are gaining ground...
      


  10. It's still the 99% pretty much dependent for their livelihood on the 1%. So, call it however you like but I think we're still...
      


  11. Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim...
      


  12. Memos written by the former F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, that were released on Thursday revealed several new details about his relationship with President...
      


  13. Let's chat guns... hey, it's been a while       Saw this article that may interest some regarding NRA and election time, as I imagine...
      


  14. https://www.thenewamerican.com/tech/environment/item/31472-un-ipcc-scientist-blows-whistle-on-un-climate-lies   Interesting read,  and good video in which he explains his points.


  15. India signed a $5 billion deal to buy five Russian S-400 air defense systems on Friday despite a looming threat of U.S. sanctions on...
      


  16. The US Treasury targeted the governor of Iran’s central bank on Tuesday as the Trump administration continues to reimpose sanctions after pulling out of...
      


  17. Vladimir V. Putin took the oath of office for a fourth term as Russia’s president, in a ceremony staged in a gilded Kremlin hall...
      


  18. Stories like this one are so rare they are precious, so I had to share it. No paranoia, no fear-mongering, and, outrageously, presenting both...
      


  19. Dutch populists won the most votes in elections last Thursday.  They will hold the largest number of seats in the Senate along with the...
      


  20. This could get interesting.  And Twitter strikes again with trying to control information. Twitter hides the video because "This media may contain sensitive material". Twitter... really?  <...


  21. https://www.yahoo.com/news/census-inequality-grew-including-heartland-040616890.html I am NOT surprised.  


  22. The Competitive Enterprise Institute has published a new paper, "Wrong Again: 50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions." Keep in mind that many of the grossly...
      


  23. https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/bitterness-fear-syria-us-withdraws-troops It would be interesting to know the forums view on the USA leaving the Kurds to the will and the strength of the Russian...
      


  24. These 50 guys aren't laughing today. They lost $12bn fo just one day.  According to the Forbes magazine’s real-time ranking, metals tycoon Vladimir Potanin was...
      


  25. https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/16/politics/harry-dunn-family-white-house-meeting-trump-intl-gbr/index.html  thougths? I understand the reason for diplomatic immunity, but it does not really seem applicable here? 


  26. Iran’s Supreme Leader called U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear agreement “silly and superficial”, said he did not trust...
      


  27. A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside...
      


  28. Turkey has ordered the arrest of the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and seven others over the 2016 assassination of the Russian envoy to Turkey,...
      


  29. The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Iran, accusing them of...
      


  30. Tensions in the Balkans are on the rise, annoying some who fear that increased nationalism, ethnic conflicts, and weak democratic institutions -- mixed with...